The annual Real Estate FORWARD Micro-Conference & Expo will live stream to associations throughout California, giving REALTORS® a jump on the competition for 2021.

Leslie Appleton-YoungRE Events will present C.A.R.’s VP Chief Economist Leslie Appleton-Young with the 2021 Economic/Market Forecast (in one of her final appearances before retiring from C.A.R.).
C.A.R.’s Assistant General Counsel Gov Hutchinson with the Legal Update (new forms & disclosures). 

Melody Smith ss CROPAlso in the lineup, Dan Smith, a nationally-known author-influencer, will interview Side CEO Guy Gal. He’ll return to interview top producing team members Melody Smith, Founder of Anvil Real Estate, featured on every major news outlet (ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC) and in the Top 1% of REALTORS® in the country; and Jackie Soto, Broker-Owner of e-Homes, a real estate influencer and social media and marketing expert.
Both will speak with Dan about teams and what they will do differently for 2021.   
shannon-mcgahn-nar-ssEileen Oldroyd, California Women’s Council President, will interview N.A.R.’s Chief Advocacy Officer Shannon McGahn on what REALTORS® can expect from Washington.  McGahn joined N.A.R. in 2018 as the first woman to hold the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs position and will be the first female Chief Advocacy Officer in NAR’s 110-year history.

The annual Real Estate FORWARD Micro-Conference helps real estate professionals prepare for the coming year. Attendees will learn: 

  • How to prepare to do business in 2021
  • The economic forecast for the coming year
  • New laws effecting how you will do business in 2021
  • How do you set and meet expectations for 2021?
  • What are the predictions for the real estate industry for 2021?

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Real Estate FORWARD Micro-Conference will be live streamed to associations across California on Nov. 19, 2020, from the RE Events studio in Glendora, Calif. 

2020 Lineup

Dan Smith, author of the bestseller “Failing Greatly, Your Guide to Achieving Success After Failure,” returns to interview some of the top REALTORS® in the industry at Real Estate FORWARD. A featured interviewer at this year’s Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo live streamed “Coast 2 Coast,” Dan has traveled the globe, sharing his skills, methods and ideas to help professionals become more powerful, productive, and profitable. A contributing writer to Inman News, Dan was the keynote at the 2018 World Real Estate Congress in Dubai and was named a 2019 RISMedia Real Estate Newsmaker and Influencer.

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Event Details

DATE: Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020

TIME: 9 a.m. to Noon

LOCATION: Live streaming from the RE Events studio in Glendora, Calif.

Participating Associations

Below are associations that have participated in Real Estate FORWARD Micro-Conference & Expo. For details on the upcoming live streamed conference, contact


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